Understanding Flooding (Videos 5-7)

aerial photo of river with oxbow

This video will cover the definition and identification of watersheds; the definition and description of rivers, including the floodplains of rivers, and; the beneficial functions of floodplains.

illustration of river in a valley with arrows pointing downward toward river

This video addresses the most common types of flooding, and how they relate to floodplain management under the NFIP.

image of steps

This video addresses the primary factors that influence the timing, volume and duration of flood events.

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